BSc in Music, Media and Performance Technology

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September – October

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 16,465 / year

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Program description

The program The BSc in Music, Media and Performance Technology is a program that allows students to Enter the contemporary world of digital media, film, sound and interactive technology and performance. Students develop a wide range of skills and are given many opportunities to become proficient in areas of special interest. The program provides a strong contextual understanding of culture and media and enables technical proficiency in culture-making technologies, including coding, cinematography, and sound engineering.

The purposes and objectives of the Computer Systems program are:

  • Creative implementations of digital media.
  • The development of audiovisual software tools (programming) and audiovisual interpretations in real time (artistic skills) </ span >
  • Individual and small group practice is based on active professionals; for example, musicians, composers, video, video producers and directors
  • Mathematical and technical aspects of electronic media, how people perceive multimedia sound and image / li> </ span>
  • The theory, principles and application of digital audio and video and the issues arising from these principles in practice
  • Student-driven development of projects in directed study through electives agreed with the course board, for example , ethnomusicology and musicology

Program structure

The unique feature of this course is that it focuses on the formation of a new type of interdisciplinary graduate who combines technological competence with artistic and creative endeavor. This four-year honors degree program is offered full-time.

Semester 1

  • Sociology of the media
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to digital media
  • Media Scheduling 1
  • Tech Mathematics 1

Semester 2

  • Perceptual systems and multimedia
  • Media Schedule 2
  • Introduction to web development
  • Music and Computers
  • Tech Mathematics 2

Semester 3

  • Digital Arts 1
  • Fundamentals of digital audio
  • Fundamentals of digital video
  • Sound synthesis
  • Electro Technology

Semester 4

  • Directed studies
  • Advanced audio production
  • Mobile app design
  • Performance Technology 1
  • Human-computer interaction

Semester 5

  • Cooperative education

Semester 6

  • Algorithmic and generative composition
  • Digital Arts 2
  • Advanced video production
  • Project management and practice
  • Professional questions in computing
  • Interactive multimedia

Semester 7

  • Creative coding
  • Performance Technology 2
  • Music and Media Project 1

Semester 8

  • Multimedia Industry Insights
  • Visual encoding
  • Music and Media Project 2

    * The availability of the module may change from year to year

Admission requirements

  • Applicants must possess at the time of registration the established Certificate of Completion (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects that must include: two grades H5 (upper level) and four grades O6 (ordinary level) or four grades H7 (upper level) Level) degrees. Subjects must include math, Irish or other language, and English.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an official degree translated into English will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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